Encino, CA (February 18, 2013) – The Academy of Country Music welcomed singer-songwriter and first time ACM nomineeWill Hoge to the office while he was in Los Angeles last week.

While at the Academy he performed “Even If It Breaks Your Heart,” a song which earned Hoge his first ACM nomination as composer in the Song of the Year category.  The most recent chart topping Eli Young Band single will compete in both Song of the Year and Single of the Year categories at the 48thAnnual Academy of Country Music Awards on April 7, 2013.

Click here to watch a video from Hoge’s visit featuring an exclusive interview and clips from his performance.

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Photo: Jordan Powell, Relationship Music; Tiffany Moon, ACM EVP/Managing Director; Will Hoge; Bob Romeo, ACM CEO

Photo: Michel Bourquard/Courtesy of the Academy of Country Music